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Encuesta NTRA: Classic Empire Regresa Al Tope De Los Tresañeros, Arrogate Sin Variantes

Luego de llegar segundo en la edición 142 del Preakness Stakes (G1) en el hipódromo de Pimlico (Baltimore, Maryland) el pasado sábado, Classic Empire (21 votos al primer lugar, 405 puntos) es el primero en el ranking en la semana 17 de la Encuesta de los Mejores Tresañeros de la National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), […]

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Whitmore Con La Mira Puesta En La Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Whitmore logró su quinto triunfo de manera consecutiva, y de paso mantuvo su invicto, ahora de 6-6, en la distancia de 1200 metros. El alazán que entrena Ron Moquett desplazó a sus rivales en los 100 metros finales del Maryland Sprint (G3), y se convirtió en un serio aspirante para la Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), […]

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Whitmore Runs Win Streak to Five In Maryland Sprint

Under persistent right-handed urging from jockey Ricardo Santana Jr., Whitmore rallied in deep stretch to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Maryland Sprint on the Preakness day undercard at Pimlico, edging A.P. Indian by a half-length, with Awesome Banner a head back in third and Holy Boss fourth. Sent off as the 6-5 favorite, the 4-year-old gelding […]

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Whitmore Ready To Take On A.P. Indian In Maryland Sprint Stakes

The 4-year-old Whitmore had the look of the best sprinter in the Midwest at Oaklawn Park this winter and spring. Now he can make a case as the best sprinter in America as he takes on the accomplished A.P. Indian in Saturday’s $150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course. Churchill Downs-based trainer […]

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Petrov, Silver Dust Breeze Toward Arkansas Derby; Dilettante Enters Consideration

Petrov and Silver Dust began more serious preparations for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 15 at Oaklawn with half-mile workouts on a sunny Friday morning. Petrov, the day’s first officially timed worker, covered the distance over a fast track in :50.40 for co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs. Clockers caught Petrov’s last quarter-mile […]

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Whitmore ‘Did It The Right’ Way In Hot Springs, Aims At Count Fleet

Whitmore exited “crazy good” from his powerful six-length victory in his sprint stakes debut, the $125,000 Hot Springs for older horses Saturday at Oaklawn, co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett said Sunday morning. Remaining perfect in five career sprint starts, Whitmore ran 6 furlongs over a fast track in 1:08.72 under Ricardo Santana Jr., the third-quickest time in […]

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Whitmore Impresses With Sprint Stakes Win At Oaklawn

Last year’s Triple Crown race hopeful Whitmore stamped himself as this year’s top sprinter at Oaklawn Park with an impressive six length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes, the co-feature on the 9-race card. Whitmore, who was second or third in all three of Oaklawn’s 2016 Triple Crown race preps, allowed the pace to […]

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Petrov, Silver Dust, Uncontested All Prep For ‘Real, Real Tough’ Rebel Stakes

It was a busy morning for 3-year-olds pointing towards the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 18 with top local prospects Petrov, Silver Dust and Uncontested all posting impressive works. Co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs had been leaning toward the 1 1/16-mile Rebel for approximately a week and confirmed the decision Friday morning after Petrov, […]

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Petrov Breezes ‘Like A Million Dollars’ In Rebel Stakes Prep

Triple Crown nominee Petrov tuned up for a possible start in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 18 with a 5-furlong work in company Saturday morning at Oaklawn for trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs. The gray son of Flatter covered the distance over a fast track in :59.60 under Greta Kuntzweiler. Immediately following the […]

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